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Slate's Jurisprudence: Rehnquist Cancer Treatment

NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Slate legal analyst Dahlia Lithwick about the news that U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist is being treated for thyroid cancer. The news of Rehnquist's illness could affect the presidential election by reminding voters the next resident of the Oval Office will nominate replacements for any outgoing justice.

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Alex Chadwick
For more than 30 years, Alex Chadwick has been bringing the world to NPR listeners as an NPR News producer, program host and currently senior correspondent. He's reported from every continent except Antarctica.